The eye opening beauty of an eyelid lift


Your eyes... the windows to your soul. If your eyes are partially covered by drooping skin, however, you are robbed of seeing their true shape and their potential for expression. And sometimes that skin can even rob you of peripheral vision. A blepharoplasty (BLEH-far-oh-plasty), but more commonly referred to as an eyelid lift or shortened to “bleph,” is performed to uncover the shape and beauty of your eyes, and it can be life-changing. An eyelid lift is done to remove excess skin from the upper eyelids and reduce bagginess from the lower eyelids. Often done for cosmetic reasons, it's also an effective way to improve sight in older people whose sagging upper eyelids get in the way of their vision. While a bleph doesn’t eliminate dark circles under the eyes, crow’s feet or laugh lines, it is often done in conjunction with other procedures such as laser resurfacing, filler injections, or brow lifts — all to combat a lack of elasticity as well as the forces of gravity that cause excess skin to [...]